Brief Writing & Oral Argument Edward D. Re

ISBN: 9780379204285

Published: December 31st 1999

Hardcover

312 pages


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Brief Writing & Oral Argument  by  Edward D. Re

Brief Writing & Oral Argument by Edward D. Re
December 31st 1999 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 312 pages | ISBN: 9780379204285 | 8.70 Mb

One of the foremost advocates of our time -- Edward D. Re, ChiefJustice Emeritus of the U.S. Court of International Trade and DistinguishedProfessor of Law at St. Johns University -- provides law students andpractitioners alike with authoritativeMoreOne of the foremost advocates of our time -- Edward D. Re, ChiefJustice Emeritus of the U.S. Court of International Trade and DistinguishedProfessor of Law at St. Johns University -- provides law students andpractitioners alike with authoritative guidance on the art of oral andwritten advocacy.From the all important brief -- concise, comprehensive and effectivelywritten -- to the delivery of powerful oral arguments, Judge Re demonstratesthat there is an artful approach.

Counsels success is measured by theability to persuade and win, and this text clearly explains how to be aneffective and persuasive legal writer and advocate. The main goal of thiswork is to bridge the gap between law school and the practice of law, andthus is ideal for students and novice practitioners, as well aspractitioners who just want to brush up on their writing skills.This new edition continues to improve on what has become a classic withmodifications and additions from the expertise gained by its authors andtheir distinguished colleagues, and the incorporation of recent Rules ofCourt including current Federal Appellate Procedure and amendments for theSupreme Court.

Judge Re is now writing with more than twenty years ofexperience as a trial judge in various U.S. Courts of Appeals.The work provides new explanations of current matters relating to theappellate courts, including function, structure, standards of review,frivolous appeals and the imposition of sanctions.This text also discusses the professional responsibilities of thelawyer, including legal writing and preliminary considerations, opinionletters and claim or demand letters, trial and post-trial briefs, memorandaof law, appellate brief writing, respondent and reply briefs, oral argument,and legal citation.Useful appendices contain illustrative examples of legal documentsattorneys will likely be required to prepare, and are formatted to be easilyadapted for legal writing exercises in course use.

Plus, the authorsinclude the most current standards, explanations, and examinations of: staredecisis, legal reasoning, the analysis of cases, and the interpretation andapplication of statutes.Along with overall writing instruction, this volume also instructswriters on the proper citation of most common legal documents. This textconforms to the latest edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System ofCitation.



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